Ansible best practices: the essentials

When I talk about how to develop automation solutions with Ansible, I begin by highlighting the philosophy behind its design. All Ansible best practices relate back to this thinking in one way or another.Related Articles:

Top 10 Best Practices for Jenkins Pipeline Plugin

The Jenkins Pipeline plugin is a game changer for Jenkins users. Based on a Domain Specific Language (DSL) in Groovy, the Pipeline plugin makes pipelines scriptable and it is an incredibly powerful way to develop complex, multi-step DevOps pipelines. This document captures some definite Do ...

How to choose the right DevOps tools

Let’s be straight: no tool in the world will magically make you DevOps (or agile, or lean). DevOps champions collaboration and communication between development and operations teams, so it’s more of a cultural shift than a magic recipe.Related Articles:

Best DevOps practices for 2017

As DevOps practice moves into 2017 it important to emphasise the collaboration and communication of both software developers and IT professionalsBecause the idea of DevOps is still so new, experts are continually having to hone what they view as a best practice.At the start of the ...

What Is DevOps?

DevOps is a term for a group of concepts that, while not all new, have catalyzed into a movement and are rapidly spreading throughout the technical community.  Like any new and popular term, people have somewhat confused and sometimes contradictory impressions of what it is.  Here’s my ...

DevOps – A Solution To Quick Releases

Quickly releasing a new product or new features to the market is a challenging task for the organizations worldwide. The toughest job is to bring together all the distinct groups such as Development, Quality Assurance and IT Operations to get the work done in a quickest way to release the ...

What is a DevOps ‘Best Practice’?

In IT, we love our frameworks. Whether agile, ITIL, lean, cobit, six sigma or others, our thirst for “best practice” guidance seems to be unquenchable.The concept of a “best practice” is an enigma. Who decides if a practice is actually the best? And best for whom? While an “a ...

Six Core Capabilities of a DevOps Practice

DevOps is a term that reflects what happens when seeming disparate concepts are turned into a portmanteau. Combining developers and operations into one concept creates a new dynamic that changes the way people think about IT and the role of the developer in the organization.To think ab ...